2011 JACL Scholarships — Get your App in!!

February 18, 2011 at 12:47 am | Posted in Events, Ford Fellow, JACL, JACL Blog, Young Professionals, Youth | Leave a comment
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JACL National is kicking off its Scholarship Program for the 2011 academic year. At the national level, JACL offers over 30 awards, with an annual total of over $60,000 in scholarships.

JACL Membership, which is required for applications, is open to anyone of any ethnic group. Membership dues can be paid online or with the application.

The 2011 National JACL Scholarship Program informational brochure and applications are posted on the JACL website at: http://bit.ly/JACL_Scholarships

Awards are available in the following categories: Freshman, Undergraduate, Graduate, Law, Creative & Performing Arts, and Financial Aid.

Freshman Applications
Freshman Applications are to be submitted to the applicant’s local JACL Chapter by March 1, 2011. The chapters shall then review the applications and forward the “outstanding” ones to National by April 1, 2011.

All other National JACL Scholarship applications
The deadline for these applications is April 1, 2011. These are to be sent directly by the applicants to: National JACL Scholarship Program, c/o Portland JACL, P.O. Box 86310, Portland, OR 97286.

For additional information regarding the JACL National Scholarship Program, please contact Patty Wada at (415) 345-1075 or ncwnp@jacl.org

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Free book for new JACL members

December 9, 2008 at 2:48 am | Posted in JACL, JACL Blog | Leave a comment

As an added bonus to new members, the Japanese American Citizens League is giving JACL: Paving the Road to Opportunity, a book commemorating the JACL’s first 75 years, free to new members who purchase a membership on their own and/or to new members who have gift memberships purchased on their behalf by December 31.

Tim Koide, National JACL Membership Coordinator, and Ryan Chin, new Vice President of Membership for the JACL, are trying to enhance the benefits of a JACL membership. They are also encouraging people to join the JACL. They cannot do it alone. They need the help of the JACL members to bring in more members.

This is the season for giving. As you are contemplating what to give for gifts, please consider a gift membership in the JACL for family and friends.

If you are not currently a JACL member, please join. If you have any questions about membership, you can contact Tim Koide via email at mbr@jacl.org or call the JACL Headquarters.

Welcome to the JACL Blog

November 1, 2008 at 9:01 am | Posted in JACL Blog | Leave a comment

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